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Paine (Dr. Elijah) Ledger 1785-1798


Published 1785
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Ledger or account book kept by early Williamsburg, Mass., physician, tavern-keeper, and farmer Elijah Paine, recording payment in goods and labor as well as money, chiefly from residents of Williamsburg but also extending into several adjoining towns.; Bound volume, covered in vellum, heavily worn, text block coming loose from case, gathered [1¹² 2¹⁴ 3-4¹⁸ 5-6¹⁴], 1/1-2 and 6/11-14 almost entirely torn out, several other leaves damaged.; Entries on all leaves, and on pastedowns.; Accompanied by an alphabetical index of persons named in the ledger, with date of first entry pertaining to each one. Index available at http://www.meekins-library.org/PaineLedgerIndex.pdf.


Pages 196
Language English
Digitizing sponsor Federally funded with LSTA funds through the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners
Book contributor Meekins Library, Williamsburg, Mass.
Collection meekinslibrary; regionaldigitizationmass; americana
Notes No title page found. No copyright page found. No table-of-contents pages found. Text is printed into the gutter and off the page. Some pages are missing.

Reviews

Reviewer: Ralmon Jon Black - - December 19, 2012
Subject: Dr Elijah Paine Ledger
Having spent many months studying, indexing and transcribing this very rich document, I would be willing to share interpretations and facts about the times, values and most of the people whose names appear in this work.

Ralmon Jon Black
Historical researcher
Williamsburg Mass.
RalmonBlack@gmail.com
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